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Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Posted: March 2nd, 2019, 8:12 pm
by Sonicx9
pacman000 wrote:Footage of Nara Dreamland, Japan's unofficial Disneyland, when it was still open. On ride footage of the Bobsled, Aska, Monorail, and Cable cars. Empty, but still in fairly good repair. Probably from the late 90's.


The reason why it is a Japan's unofficial Disneyland is because it was supposed to be a official Disney park: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nara_Dreamland#History it because the deal fell through, but similarities remain.

For my video, Liana K adorable black cat Binky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilU3gHCsjq0

Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Posted: March 20th, 2019, 10:55 am
by pacman000
Indeed, & I'm glad the English version of Wikipedia finally reflects that.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YfF0vJU1L8

Japanese news article. Nara Dreamland's owners & the City of Nara try to figure out what to do with the park. Nice footage of the park when running & some visitor statistics.

Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Posted: March 20th, 2019, 8:10 pm
by Sonicx9
pacman000 wrote:Indeed, & I'm glad the English version of Wikipedia finally reflects that.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YfF0vJU1L8

Japanese news article. Nara Dreamland's owners & the City of Nara try to figure out what to do with the park. Nice footage of the park when running & some visitor statistics.


True!

Also my video to share is buckets of cats!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isTLCXVc9ww

Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Posted: April 19th, 2019, 7:10 pm
by pacman000
week or so ago I looked up Photoplay music on YouTube, & found this:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?start_radio ... 6q7V2kZBs4

For some reason it made my day. It's a wonderful mix of emotions; joy, serenity, sadness, relief, peace, all at once. Sort of an audio version of returning home.

Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Posted: April 20th, 2019, 9:28 am
by pacman000
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qDzI4glrtE

88 Train, a loop/corkscrew coaster built by Meisho Amusements for Childern's Grand Park in Korea. The coaster's been removed since this video was taken.

Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Posted: April 21st, 2019, 1:49 pm
by Sonicx9
A epic spike bomb finish to Dr. Robotnik!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGl6khU ... e=youtu.be Note: Captured from the Nintendo Switch video capture for Sega Ages Sonic the Hedgehog! enjoy!

Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Posted: May 3rd, 2019, 9:41 am
by pacman000
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qw1_pUJ4PqM

Announcement of a public auction. The government of Nara, Japan was having trouble selling off Nara Dreamland after they took it for back taxes. The land had been rezoned, so it could only be use for "schools & welfare facilities."

Rather plain video, with sad footage of the abandoned, vandalized park. From Nara TV, apparently this is their official channel.

Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Posted: May 4th, 2019, 9:42 am
by pacman000
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMCztaTlj0M

The closing show Nara Dreamland put on the last day the park was open. I wish I knew what they were saying, but Google thinks their speaking Portuguese, so the translation function won't work.

Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Posted: May 10th, 2019, 9:01 am
by pacman000
Wandering around Sunnyvale, looking at old Atari buildings:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9KxC0AFe4g

Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Posted: May 13th, 2019, 9:49 am
by pacman000
Old Movie stars Dance to Uptown Funk:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1F0lBnsnkE

If you turn on closed captioning it'll tell you the movies' names.